Introduction to the Analysis of Epigenomics and Transcriptomics Data [EL034]
Course takes place in the mornings
Prof. Dr. Joyce van Meurs, Dr. Mohsen Ghanbari, Dr. Janine Felix
Basic understanding of genetic epidemiology and statistics.
Basic familiarity with R is useful for the practicals, but not needed for the course.
- Genetic Epidemiology
Detailed information about this course:
This course aims to give an introduction into the analysis and interpretation of epigenomics and transcriptomics data in the setting of population-based studies. We will introduce both types of omics and discuss their technical background, quality control and normalization, analytical approaches, interpretation of results and follow-up analyses.
The course will include short practical sessions during which course participants can learn to with epigenomic and transcriptomic data using R.
To familiarize participants with the basic concepts relevant for analyzing and interpreting epigenomic and transcriptomic data in population studies.
Researchers in the fields of epidemiology, (population) genetics, biostatistics, molecular biology, clinicians with an interest in epigenetic research.
Reduction on fees
PLEASE NOTE THIS DOES NOT APPLY TO THE RESEARCH MASTERS (120 EC points)
No fees are charged for participation of Erasmus MC PhD candidates
Please note that in case of cancellation or no show, the cancellation policy applies based on the full course fee.
50% reduction on our fees for participating institutes of NIHES
This 50% reduction is offered to participants formally appointed at the departments or sections participating in NIHES.
University Medical Center Rotterdam/Erasmus University Rotterdam:
- Department of Epidemiology
- Department of Public Health
- Department of Psychiatry, Section of Medical Psychology and Psychotherapy
- Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry/Psychology
- Department of Medical Informatics
- Department of General Practice
- Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management
- Generation R
50% reduction on our fees for NIHES affiliated partners
This 50% reduction is offered to participants formally appointed at the following NIHES affiliated partners:
University Medical Center Rotterdam/Erasmus University Rotterdam, departments of:
- General Paediatrics
- Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
- Rehabilitation Medicine
UMIT, Department of Public Health, Health Services Research and Health Technology Assessment.
25% reduction on our fees for Erasmus MC employees
For participants formally appointed at all departments of Erasmus MC (except the departments mentioned above and Erasmus MC PhD candidates).
25% reduction for all (international) PhD students without formal appointment at Erasmus MC
Upon receipt of your application you will receive a request to upload proof of enrollment as a PhD student.